4 ; ; ; IN THIS ISSUE
BY NORMA KENT
6 ; ; ; FROM THE CHAIR
Reimagining the community college.
BY MARIE FOSTER GNAGE
8 ; ; ; NEWS AND ANALYSIS
AACC names 25 finalists for Awards of
Central Piedmont Community College
hosts global summit.
14 ; ; ; LESSONS IN LEADERSHIP
With community college presidents
retiring in record numbers, administra-
tors must mentor and train the next
generation of institutional leaders.
BY CHLOE THOMPSON
18 ; ; ; CONVERSATION Capt. Mark Kelly, astronaut and husband of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, takes a stand against gun violence.
22 ; ; ; LEADER TO LEADER
Three community college
executives weigh in on the
challenges facing today’s
community college presidents.
64 ; ; ; Q&A
Sal Khan, founder of the
Khan Academy, discusses the
importance and influence of
massive open online courses.
72 ; ; ; FACTS AT A GLANCE
Time to rethink student financial aid?
19 ; ; ; OUTSTANDING ALUMNI
Recognition of success,
21 ; ; ; LEADERSHIP AWARD Jack Scott, chancellor emeritus, California Community Colleges.
29 ; ; ; TRUMAN AWARD Anthony P. Carnevale, director and research professor of the Georgetown University Center on Education and
71 ; ; ; NEW CENTURY SCHOLARS Honoring the top community college student in each state.
Plus, Don’t Miss Our New Whitepaper: “Technology, Your Partner in Language Learning.” SPONSORED BY ROSETTA STONE
AACC ONLINE THIS MONTH:
Community College Times/
2 COMMUNITY COLLEGE JOURNAL August/September 2011
• ASPEN Institute College Excellence Program
announces 2013 $1M prize winner
• USDA program offers funding opportunities for rural
• For N.C. manufacturer, college is partner in progress
• U.S. Department of Education partners with AACC,
ACCT to launch new webinar series
• Briefing papers from the 2013 National Legislative
• Students from United States, Brazil connect